Spec. Coll. copy 1 = Yellow-green morocco-grained cloth over boards, blocked in blind and gold; all edges gilt; frontispiece and  plates are hand-colored. Ex libris Charles Eliot Godspeed. Ex libris Elvah Karshner
Spec. Coll. copy 2 = Blue morocco over boards, tooled in gold; all edges gilt; bound by Riviere & son. Original yellow-green morocco-grained cloth blocked in blind and gold, bound in after text
Copyright-evidenceEvidence reported by alyson-wieczorek for item storyofjackthegi00dalziala on December 4, 2006: no visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1851.
July 10, 2012 Subject:
Refreshingly readable and politically incorrect
Refreshingly readable and politically incorrect group of folktales in which Jack kills evil giants,steals from thieves and gives to the poor,saves damsels in distress,overcomes adversity,gets the girl,and lives happily everafter.Childrens opera at its finest.